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U.S. awards $7.6 billion cloud contract to General Dynamics

FILE PICTURE: General Dynamics, the character will be displayed at the International Association of chiefs of Police conference in San Diego, California, USA, October 17, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake

(Reuters) – The U.S. General Services Administration, and the Ministry of Defence said on Thursday awarded a cloud computing contract valued at us $7.6 billion to General Dynamics Corp CSRA, LLC and its affiliates.

The agreement, known as the Defense Enterprise and Office Solutions to (DEOS), is focused on the replacement of the Ministry of Defence and THE office of applications and tools, such as word processing, e-mail, collaboration, file sharing and storage, according to the agency for a little bit.m/2NFy05q in a statement. It will be for a period of 10 years.

Earlier this month, the Pentagon has decided to make her decision as to the award of a $10 billion cloud-computing contract, called the Joint Enterprise, Defence, Infrastructure, Cloud-based service, or a JEDI, after that, the AMERICAN President, when He said that his government was investigating Amazon.com Inc. bid as a result of complaints from other tech firms.

In July, the lawmakers said, ” a JEDI, there was only one part of the Ministry of Defence is in need of using a cloud provider, and that there will be no unnecessary delay, it would hurt the country’s security and the increase in the cost of the contract.

Report by Mekhla Raina, Bengaluru

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